Evaluation of a Naturally-derived Deflocculant (Terminalia Chebula) in Bentonite Dispersions

Jalal Neshat; Seyed Reza Shadizadeh

Volume 5, Issue 2 , April 2016, , Pages 21-44


  The unwanted addition of salt to drilling causes flocculation which has an adverse effect on mud rheological properties. To treat the flocculated mud chemical, deflocculants are commonly used; however, their disadvantages such as negative environmental effects, lower tolerance to contamination, and toxicity ...  Read More